a new day

so

its a new day in dc

a new day for health care for all americans

(you lied to us)

a new day for all immigrants

(today, you referred to them as illegals who will not share in any rights of healthcare reform)

a new day to get us out of a war

(today, you are about to expand bush’s war machine, naming it as your own)

a new day to focus on the rebuilding

and strengthening of

amerika

today, our cities continue to crumble

today, more displaced amerikans

sink in the quicksands of poverty

today, our children cannot afford their educations

today, services for the most needy stand

evaporating before our blinded eyes

today, you, another weakling fearing perception as weak

leads amerika deeper and deeper into the depths

she may never climb out of

today, we stand a country weakened again

by the lies spewed by you, another bush, but with a brain

today, our borders remain unguarded

as we search foreign sands in unknown desert tunnels

today, we send our young into unchartered lands

to fight an undefatigable enemy

while our homelands fall by an eerie wayside

oh no

no new days here

its the same old war and plans for a new one

same old pandering to corporate special interests

same old struggles for the sick

the disinfranchised

the same old slashing of services to the most needy

oh no

no new day here

this simply remains

the same old morning shit

plopped , dark and stinking

onto our hopes

onto our faith

onto our excitement and support of you

to show us

to bring us

 a true

new

day

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About lindalou5150

as exercise or exorcism, i write...for the eyes of others, for my eyes and heart only, for the love and the rage, i write...to release the gamut of emotion...to tell the truth and say what's often thought but not written...
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